WoRMS taxon details

Ophelia Savigny, 1822

129413  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129413)

accepted
Genus
Species Ophelia africana Tebble, 1953
Species Ophelia agulhana Day, 1961
Species Ophelia algida Maciolek & Blake, 2006
Species Ophelia amoureuxi Bellan & Costa, 1987
Species Ophelia anomala Day, 1961
Species Ophelia ashworthi Fauvel, 1917
Species Ophelia assimilis Tebble, 1953
Species Ophelia aulogaster (Rathke, 1843)
Species Ophelia barquii Fauvel, 1927
Species Ophelia bicornis Savigny, 1822
Species Ophelia bipartita Monro, 1936
Species Ophelia borealis Quatrefages, 1866
Species Ophelia bulbibranchiata Hartmann-Schröder & Parker, 1995
Species Ophelia capensis Kirkegaard, 1959
Species Ophelia celtica Amoureux & Dauvin, 1981
Species Ophelia dannevigi Benham, 1916
Species Ophelia denticulata Verrill, 1875
Species Ophelia elongata Hutchings & Murray, 1984
Species Ophelia formosa (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Ophelia glabra Stimpson, 1854
Species Ophelia kirkegaardi Intes & Le Loeuff, 1977
Species Ophelia koloana Gibbs, 1971
Species Ophelia laubieri Bellan & Costa, 1987
Species Ophelia limacina (Rathke, 1843)
Species Ophelia magna (Treadwell, 1914)
Species Ophelia multibranchia Hutchings & Murray, 1984
Species Ophelia neglecta Schneider, 1892
Species Ophelia peresi Bellan & Picard, 1965
Species Ophelia praetiosa (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Ophelia profunda Hartman, 1965
Species Ophelia pulchella Tebble, 1953
Species Ophelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Species Ophelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908
Species Ophelia roscoffensis Augener, 1910
Species Ophelia rullieri Bellan, 1975
Species Ophelia simplex Leidy, 1855
Species Ophelia translucens (Katzmann, 1973)
Species Ophelia verrilli Riser, 1987

Species Ophelia appendiculata Grube, 1859 (nomen dubium)

Species Ophelia acuminata [auctt.] accepted as Ophelina acuminata Örsted, 1843 (lapsus for Ophelina acuminata)
Species Ophelia aulopygos Grube, 1866 accepted as Ammotrypane aulopygos (Grube, 1866) (superseded original combination)
Species Ophelia cluthensis McGuire, 1935 accepted as Ophelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908 (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelia coarctata Milne Edwards, 1849 accepted as Ophelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelia contractata Milne Edwards in Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Ophelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelia eruciformis Johnston, 1865 accepted as Ophelia limacina (Rathke, 1843) (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelia mamillata Örsted, 1842 accepted as Travisia forbesii Johnston, 1840 (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelia neapolitana Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Ophelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelia polycheles Grube, 1866 accepted as Ammotrypane polycheles (Grube, 1866) (superseded original combination)
Species Ophelia remanei Augener, 1939 accepted as Ophelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908 (subjective synonym)
Species Ophelia taurica Bobretzky, 1881 accepted as Ophelia limacina (Rathke, 1843) (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. <em>Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris.</em> 1(3):1–128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 38 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in...  
From other sources
Type species Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Ophelia Savigny, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129413 on 2018-11-14
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-02-28 11:07:56Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-07-12 15:09:40Z
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original description Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. <em>Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris.</em> 1(3):1–128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 38 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofPseudophelia Katzmann, 1973) Katzmann, Werner 1973. Ein neuer Opheliidae (Polychaeta) aus der Adria: Pseudophelia translucens n.g., n.sp. Silzber.Osterrich.Aka.Mus., 4: 1-4. [details]   

original description  (ofCassandane Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J. G. H. (1866). Annulata Nova. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 22(4): 239-258., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/253/mode/1up
page(s): 256 [details]   

original description  (ofNitetis Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J. G. H. (1866). Annulata Nova. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 22(4): 239-258., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/253/mode/1up
page(s): 257 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) Maciolek, N.J. & J.A. Blake. 2006. Opheliidae (Polychaeta) collected by the R/V <i>Hero</i> and the USNS <i>Eltanin</i> cruises from the Southern Ocean and South America. Scientia Marina, 70S3: 101-113.
page(s): 103 [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Emended by Maciolek & Blake (2006):
"Body divided externally into two regions: an anterior cylindrical region and a posterior region with a deep ventral and two lateral grooves. Prostomium a small pointed cone, lacking appendages; pair of nuchal organs on posterior lateral border. Branchiae present or absent; branchiae, if present, cirriform with single or, rarely, double filaments, present from chaetigers 2 or 8–11, absent from a few posterior preanal segments. Chaetae all simple capillaries; parapodia low rounded lobes. Lateral sensory organs present between parapodial rami. Anal segment with papillae.[details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Type species Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]